• Workshops on EIDM

    The workshops combine the theory behind evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) with discussions on how participants could effectively implement this in a government context.

  • Building Evidence Literacies

    Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal and the facts from the fiction. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.

    - Martin Luther King

Why join us?

The Africa Evidence Network enables members to get Network updates, monthly newsletters, establish links and partnerships with other network members involved in evidence-informed decision-making. Individual membership, valued at 54 USD per year, is currently free .

Our Members

Our network of members include researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from universities, NGOs and governments that have an interest in evidence-informed decision-making. Join our new page on LinkedIn.

Evidence 2018

Evidence 2018 is a conference on the use of evidence in decision-making in Africa. The conference will take place from 25 - 28 September 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.

Welcome to the Africa Evidence Network

If you’re interested in evidence-informed decision-making for Africa, whether from the perspective of policy, practice or research, this is the place to come. Here you will find the latest information on network activities, general news on evidence and policy in Africa, or updates on funding opportunities.

Latest News

Cochrane launches an African network: Cochrane Africa

August 23, 2017

Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Africa; a network with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across the sub-Saharan African continent. The Africa Network consists of regional centres including its co-ordinating centre at Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council, and the establishment of hubs […]

AEN and 3ie are hosting a Satellite Session at the 2017 Global Evidence Summit

August 8, 2017

3ie along with Africa Evidence Network are inviting colleagues working on evaluation and synthesis evidence to attend a satellite session on capacity building to produce and use evidence. Participants will reflect on how we currently approach capacity building, who is setting the agenda that way and why, and what, from experience, needs to change. Discussions […]

AEN consultation on the conference strands for Evidence 2018

August 4, 2017

In September 2018, the Africa Evidence Network will be hosting EVIDENCE 2018. This conference will bring together delegates from across the world to the third biennial meeting of the Network. Our overall Evidence 2016 themes of ENGAGE, UNDERSTAND, IMPACT will continue at EVIDENCE 2018, focussing on how we engage with one another and with the […]